Manon Lescaut
by Giacomo Puccini
An Italian libretto can be found at http://www.naxos.com/education/opera_libretti.asp?pn=&char=ALL&composer=Puccini&opera=Manon_Lescaut&libretto_file=00_Synopsis.htm
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Maria Callas never sang Manon Lescaut on stage, but she recorded the complete opera for EMI in Milan from July 18 to 27, 1957.  John Ardoin wrote of this recording, "[W]hat a wealth of insight and beauty of characterization is . . . to be had from this set.  Of recorded Manon Lescauts, only Callas achieves a full poignant sense of Prévost's French heroine in her Italian setting."

On 12 August 2002 Myto released a recording of a Met performance of Manon Lescaut with Renata Scotto and Plácido Domingo, conducted by James Levine.  It can be ordered from amazon.co.uk.
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